A day after the chancellor unveils a plan to save jobs, two of the UK's biggest retailers announce cuts.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak rejected fears job retention bonus and meal discount are not value for taxpayers.
More than three million households will be asked to start paying the £157.50 fee from 1 August.
The chancellor's huge economic support schemes will have to be paid for via higher taxes, the IFS says.
Two reports charting coronavirus show cases in England falling - with Leicester also seeing a fall.